Our Court's Mission

Our mission is to resolve civil disputes and criminal indictments in a fair and timely manner and at a reasonable expense in accordance with the laws of Ohio.  We also strive to provide for community safety by supervising and rehabilitating offenders post sentence by carefully addressing offender needs to eliminate criminal activity.


The Tuscarawas County Court of Common Pleas, General Trial Division, is a trial court with countywide jurisdiction in Tuscarawas County, Ohio.  Each county has its own court of common pleas, which is part of the state court system of Ohio.

The court of common pleas has jurisdiction in three main types of cases: Domestic, Civil and Criminal.


See Announcements and News section for a link to a news article with a warning about a scam, as well as news on Court rules, expanded Mediation services, and the standard parenting time order.

Interpreter Needed?

(Intérprete necesitada?; Требуется переводчик?; Interprète nécessaire?;
口译员需要?; 통역 필요?)
Our court will provide interpreters in all proceedings in which a party or witness is non-English speaking or non-hearing. Please notify the court as soon as such a need is identified.  Click the link below for more information:
Our Court's Language Access Plan
Ohio Supreme Court Language Services Program 



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